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How does YouTube know my Google identity without my explicitly connecting?

I've found that recently when I visit YouTube, I am automatically logged in with my Google/Gmail Account. I don't like this at all. I do not want my video browsing history tied up with my Google ...
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Does LinkedIn access my cookies and Google search history for its suggestions? [closed]

LinkedIn seems to suggest people I may know. I believe, or it's my hypothesis, that LinkedIn scours information located in the cookie files on my computer and in some way accesses the information that ...
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1answer
589 views

Does Gmail leak the contents of my email via ads?

I have assumed for some time that de facto Gmail leaks information about the contents of my email. Having just read a related question, I'm wondering if my assumption is correct. Suppose, for ...
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Which cookie to save to avoid GitHub two-factor authentication?

I've enabled GitHub's two-factor authentication, and I also use the Firefox add-on selectivecookiedelete to delete most cookies upon closing the browser. I would like to white-list GitHub's domain, ...
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1answer
1k views

A good gateway for Facebook which doesn't require cookies?

What's a good gateway for Facebook? I've tried many, unsuccessfully. I can't install any software or enable cookies on a PC with Internet Explorer. Also, www.facebook.com is blocked. I've tried ...
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How to get YouTube comments working in Firefox without 3rd party cookies enabled and wihout enable cookies for google.com

I get logged out a few seconds after I logged in to google plus video the popup when you click comments. I am then logged in to YouTube without the G+ intergration. I use the self destruct cookie ...
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1answer
5k views

How to get rid of web ads that show what you've looked at on Amazon?

It seems now that anytime I "shop" online, i.e., look at anything in a shopping site such as Amazon, ads for that thing I looked at show up everywhere. For instance, I happened to click on ladybugs ...
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2answers
401 views

How can I get rid of Clicksor Gmail hijacking?

I'm having trouble with what appears to be mentioned in this article from The Washington Post, "New Tool to Automate Cookie Stealing from Gmail, Others". I found a few threads but I still get this ...
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1answer
2k views

How to track user activity on a website without requiring login?

I was just searching for a review on Yelp and I saw these (Useful, Funny, Cool) evaluation tags for a review. I was able to mark them even when I was not logged in, still they would retain the way I ...
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2answers
726 views

Google AdSense reloading?

Can I reload ads by myself in Google AdSense without full-page-reloading? For example refresh AdSense frame or call some script?
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2answers
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VWCUK Cookie (Example VWCUK200) [closed]

Which app/site sets this cookie? If you search for Cookies in your browser, it's quite likely that this cookie is set by number of independent sites/domains.
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1answer
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Getting timeline status and post of specific friends at first place in Facebook(like users Interest used in cookies)

Whenever I open My Facebook Account I am getting the timeline status and post of the users which I used to like and read Mostly not on the basis of time. So if I have to see the posts of other users I ...
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0answers
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Why I cleared the cookies but I am still able to login?

I signed in this application: qq mail. Then I use the developer tool of Chrome to clear all the cookies of this site and refresh the page, I will be redirected to login error page for 3 seconds. ...
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0answers
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How do YouTube players 'remember' where viewers are in a video if they leave and return to the page?

Is this cookies at work? How does YouTube facilitate their players recalling where you were at a certain point in a video after leaving the page wherein the player is embedded?
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1answer
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eBay: signed out but still says “G'day John”

I signed out of eBay, but the site still says "G'day John" next to the sign in link (lets assume my name is John). How do I stop it from showing this. I do not want to have to reset cache, cookies and ...
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imo.im remain logged in (remember me)

I am a frequent user of imo.im and use its google chrome plugin too. But since few days i am unable to use its autologin feature as they have removed the option in login page. So i have to log in ...